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Grounds Technician

Askham Bryan, York YO23 3FR, UK
Askham Bryan College
Part Time
26th January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
10th March 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1305056

Grounds Technician


Grounds Department

Full time  - Permanent Position

SP 17 £21,128.00 pro rata (pay spread equally over 12 months)

Seasonal hours: Winter 4 working days per week, summer 5 working days per week

35 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata

Join our amazing and friendly Grounds Team here at our York Campus, and enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays,

The team is focused on delivering a beautiful outdoor environment including established and new gardens, an amazing Arboretum, first class sports facilities and much, much more. The 200-acre campus is a huge outdoor classroom that enables a rich variety of land-based education and training. 

Have a look for yourselves? We would be more than happy to provide applicants a tour of the campus and showcase how proud of our work we are!

Come and join us if you want to work in a varied and rewarding role, we love what we do. 

We are seeking a motivated and resourceful individual to complement our established team. Sector experience and knowledge specifically in Horticulture, machinery, mowing, landscaping is required.

The successful candidate will be involved in the development of the campus and the changes required to deliver a modern and sustainable educational environment.

Qualifications in Horticulture, ride-on mowing, machinery maintenance and or landscaping are required. Additional training is available to fill any gaps to meet the required level of safety qualifications.

We define the values and qualities that we require from our people using the Askham Bryan College DNA. Hardwired in to what we do, our DNA strands ensure that all colleagues are committed to delivering with purpose, taking ownership, building trust and always learning.

We offer an inclusive, dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work. 

Our colleagues enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays, ample free parking, canteen facilities, support for continuous professional development, Teacher’s Pension/Local Government Pension and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.

Interview Date: TBC  


Safeguarding Statement:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment. The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.
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